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Lee Chapel and Museum

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Great architecture and tribute to Gen. Lee.

Wonderful museum about Robert Lee. His office is on display. His interactions with the students of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rich M
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Atlanta, Georgia
Informative short tour of the Chapel

Suggest parking at the visitor's center which is free and no time limit. It's about 5 blocks away... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IllinoisKate1
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful museum about Robert Lee. His office is on display. His interactions with the students of Washington & Lee were most informative for a fellow college professor. Museum is very modern and well designed. The chapel has a wonderful organ if you are lucky enough...More

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Suggest parking at the visitor's center which is free and no time limit. It's about 5 blocks away. We stopped at Stonewall Jackson's house on the way. Beautiful simplistic Chapel. The young woman that gave the guided tour was very knowledgeable of the chapel and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ever since I was about 4, I have read and learned about General Robert E. Lee and his famous family. This was my second visit to his final resting place. (the other was some 25 years ago) I felt humbled and honored to be in...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful chapel on the Washington and Lee campus. I can imagine that it would be an amazing place for a wedding or other special event.

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This chapel and museum is worth the trip! Only three miles off the interstate and a nice little side trip. The museum has many artifacts and items that are unique. Loved the tour and the history. Also, Lee’s office was left untouched. Nice story of...More

Thank Hazel Ted C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent time in the Special Section of the W & L Library doing research on family genealogy. We also toured the Lee Chapel and Museum. Staff in the library and the tour guides were very helpful.

Thank pcaraska
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting historic figure, Lee went a long way to redeeming himself with his leadership after the Civil War, although there are those who will never forget or forgive. All and all, a great man of the nineteenth century. Don't miss the museum on the...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have studied the Civil War for decades. We have been to "the big" battlefields and the smaller ones. However, this chapel with the crypt and gift shop and museum was the very best. We don't know how we missed it over the years, but...More

Thank cullybuck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful and remarkable chapels in the Worlds. The Chapel make for a wonderful history lesson and great addition to a tour of Washington & Lee.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were totally surprised by the rich history and stories the volunteer guide offered. There is a museum in the basement and we didn't have the time to visit, and we will definitely return.

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Response from Christian U | Reviewed this property |
I would contact Washington & Lee University and/or the Rock Bridge County Visitor's Center.
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